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Cultural & Theme Tours in Borjomi

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Departing from Tbilisi, you will first head to Samtskhe-Javakheti region and visit the city of Borjomi, famous for its’ natural mineral water resort, one of the famous in a whole country. After, head towards Akhaltsikhe, where lays Rabath Fortress. It was built during the Ottoman empire and is one of the few constructions, which has been preserved to modern era. During the ride one can enjoy magnificent views of Georgian rural areas and with relaxing pace move to the cave city Vardzia. Vardzia once an important location to Queen Tamar, is a complex of around 500 caves, where once there were 3000. Library, pharmacy and many other spaces are the vivid examples of the developed local medieval culture, whereas the rock hewn church still exists along with the frescoes. Take the pathways to see the ancient dwelling places and tunnels. Dare to, make your first step in the mid-century sights and fully enjoy this unique experience.Drive Back to Tbilisi.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Liberty SquareStarting Point Optional - according to the Hotel / Accommodation Address Stop At: Borjomi Central Park, Borjomi, Samtskhe-Javakheti RegionVisit the city of Borjomi, famous of its mineral water which pumps right from the ground. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Rabati Castle, Akhaltsikhe, Samtskhe-Javakheti RegionExplore Rabath Fortress, one of the few Ottoman buildings in the country. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Vardzia, Aspindza, Samtskhe-Javakheti RegionHave an insight of the cave city of Vardzia, a complex of around 500 caves where once there were 3000. Duration: 3 hoursPass By: Liberty SquareTake drive back to Tbilisi / Starting Point.

What’s included

  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Tour guide
  • Private Transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • All activities
  • Entry/Admission - Borjomi Central Park
  • Entry/Admission - Rabati Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Vardzia

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch